Tagsanimals art boats buses cafe cafes cake cbeebies Central London choo-choo! Christmas cinema coffee dancing disco East London eating out giveaway ice-cream LolliBop museums music nature (really?!) North London outside London paddling pools parks playground playgrounds politics rainy day places rants sandpits shopping slides soft play southbank centre South London swings theatre Toddler-Friendly Cafe Awards trains travel water play West London
- Cake and the finest wines known to humanity (eating out)
- Creating precious childhood memories or something (days out)
- Facts! And facts are important!
- Food in cages! Walking around! Or maybe some alpacas! (Farms and zoos)
- Just wandering….
- Reviewing the Situation
- Token attempts at culture (museums)
- Token attempts at exercise (leisure centres)
- Token attempts at fresh air (parks)
- What I suppose you'd call "tips"….?
Monthly Archives: April 2013
You’ll be surprised to know that this was the first time I’d taken Roo to visit the British Museum. We’d been there twice before but didn’t see a single exhibit either time. Pathetic, I know. The first time was a … Continue reading
You might associate Camberwell with a number of things – the “Carrot” from Withnail and I, the “Beauty” from the butterfly, and the “Green” that is similarly named, yet subtly different to “Camberwick Green”. The people at Camberwell Green are … Continue reading
We interrupt this exciting series of “Where to live in London with a toddler” to bring you a newsflash. You see, there’s been a spate of playground building around south London, and the LWAT sandpit correspondent is on the (play) … Continue reading
Crystal Palace is, as one mother described it, ridiculously baby-friendly. There are reams of baby shops and little coffee shops and all the pubs have highchairs and changing tables. One pub I went to for a first birthday party – … Continue reading
Back when I was a Smash Hits browsing teen, Walthamstow was the epitome of rough urban glamour. It was in the East End of London – a thrilling yet terrifying proposition for a suburban girl like me – and it … Continue reading
A few years back – well, about 8 years back- Nathan was having a conversation with our niece Natalie, who was around Roo’s age then. She was telling him all about a friend of hers called Stephanie who would only … Continue reading
That’s like musings on news…not “news” in the political sense, news in the sandpit kinda sense. I have a few updates on things you might like, especially if you live in the SE11 area…so here they are! 1) Crazy Chimps … Continue reading